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Riksharaaj Jamvant Who was most elder and intelligent minister of Sugreev was Manas Putra of Lord Brahma.

He was very much powerful and also a divine being who could live through Yugas.

He was born before Shri Hari Vishnu incarnated as Vamana.
When Vamana was crossing the 3 Lokas in his Divine form, Young Jambvant had did 3 Parikramas of Shri Vishnu.

He was living in Kishkindha as minister of Sugreev during reign of Shri Ram.

He played an important role in the Battle of Lanka.
Jambvant was even present during the late Dwapar Yuga and he had possession of Famous Syamantak Mani for some time.

Shri Krishna had fought with Jambvant to get the Mani back.
When Jambvant recognised Shri Krishna and his real form of Shri Vishnu, he wedded his daughter Jamvanti with Shri Krishna.

Jamvanti and Shri Krishna had a powerful son Samb.

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